Kim So-eun is a South Korean actress under NOA Entertainment. She has appeared in a number of series and dramas, such as The Iron Empress and Sad Love Story. She is best known for the role of Chu Ga-eul in the popular drama series Boys Over Flowers. Her first acting role was a small part in the 2004 film "Two Guys", when she was still in junior high. Since then she has appeared in various films (including "Fly, Daddy, Fly" and "The Show Must Go On") but she is known more for her acting on TV. Her best-known TV role was in the 2009 Korean TV drama series "Boys Over Flowers", in which she played Chu Ga-eul, the love interest of Kim Bum's character, So Yi Jung. In 2009 she also played one of the lead roles in "The Man Who Can't Get Married". She has also appeared in music videos for musical acts like SHINee and 8eight, and has done commercials for Clean and Clear and Pocari Sweat. In 2009 she became the ambassador of the 5th Korea International Youth Film Festival.She currently attends Chung-Ang University majoring in Theater and Film with her good friends, Go Ara and Kim Bum.

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[add roles]Dramas

Year Title # of Epis. Role Rating
2013 After School Bokbulbok 12 Main Role Kim So Eun 7.97
2012 Horse Doctor 50 Supporting Role Princess Sukhwi 7.51
2012 Happy Ending 24 Supporting Role Kim Eun Ha 6.44
2012 The Secret Angel 10 Main Role Angel L 7.68
2012 Secret Angel 10 Main Role L/Ji Su 7.33
2011 A Thousand Kisses 50 Main Role Woo Joo Mi 6.63
2010 A Good Day for the Wind to Blow 173 Main Role Kwon Oh Bok 6.65
2009 The Man Who Can't Get Married 16 Supporting Role Jung Yoo Jin 7.11
2009 Boys Before Flowers 25 Main Role Chu Ga Eul (Jan Di's best friend) 8.07
2009 The Iron Empress 78 Supporting Role Young Hwang Bo Su / Chun Chu 7.09
2005 Sad Love Story 20 Supporting Role Hye-In (young) 7.82

[add roles]Films

Year Title Role Rating
2014 The Girl's Grave Main Role 9.00
2014 Entangled Main Role N/A
2007 Someone Behind You Supporting Role Kim Ka Keon 6.98
2007 The Show Must Go On Supporting Role (In-Goo's daughter) 6.72
2006 Fly, Daddy, Fly Supporting Role Jang Da Mi 7.50

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Kim So Eun

Kim So Eun


  • Name: Kim So Eun
  • Native name: 김소은

Personal Details

  • Gender: Female
  • Birthday: September 6, 1989
  • Age: 24
  • Nationality: Korean